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December 21

Saturday December 21
Help the Philippines
Hilo Hattie Nimitz, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $10. Hawaii Five-0 star Taylor Wily dresses up as Hawaii’s Santa Claus to take pictures with keiki and sign autographs. Hilo Hattie will match all donations, which will go directly to the Philippines. (hilohattie.com)

LEGO: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving and floating, or all three. (bishopmuseum.org)

Walk-n-Roll and Shop-nRoll Fundraiser
Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc., 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $5/tickets for door prizes, $30/walk or sign up 10 people for the walk and the entry is free. The Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc. holds its inaugural 2013 Walk-n-Roll and Shop-n-Roll Happy Holidays Fundraiser. Walk check-in begins at 10 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:30 a.m. The event also includes live music, door prizes, temporary tattoos and more. (637-9344, coysa.shelter@hawaiiantel.net)

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1-2:30 p.m., garden admission. Learn about the plants and trees that were utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. (522-7066)

A Christmas Luau
Hawaii Convention Center – Liliu Theatre, 8 p.m., $20-$50. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu performs its second annual Christmas concert led by artistic director John Lehrack. Over 30 male vocalists perform a variety of arrangements from traditional, modern and classical to Hawaiian. Many arrangements include song, dance, hula and elaborate staging. (brownpapertickets.com/event/443921, gmcofh.org)

Christian Yrizarry Duo
Duke’s Waikiki, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. (922-2268, dukeswaikiki.com)

Christmas Concert
Hawaii State Library, 1 p.m., free. Violinists of Na Mele o Suzuki and the Mele Mai Paki Lima Handbell Ensemble perform Christmas carols and songs of the holiday season. (586-3520)

It’s the Holiday Season!
Hawaii Convention Center Ballroom, 8 p.m., $35-$750. Hawaii Pops presents “It’s the Holiday Season!: Dinner, Dance and Concert” starring Amy Hanaialii and the Diamond Head Theater Shooting Stars, and with special appearances by Jim Nabors and Emma Veary. (hawaiipops.com)

JacqRiot Live
Fix Sports Lounge and Nightclub, contact for time, $5-$10, ages 18 and older. JacqRiot debuts their EP single “Feel the Energy.” Tickets sold at Razor Concepts in Pearlridge Center, online at Groove Tickets and at the door. (management@jacqriot.com)

Ke Kula Mele Christmas Concert
Windward Mall, 11 a.m.-noon, free. Enjoy the sounds of Hawaiian steel guitar, ukulele, guitar, upright bass and voices of the Ke Kula Mele students under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka. (kekulamele.com)

LDS 27th Annual Christmas Concert
Honolulu Tabernacle, Dec. 21 and 22, 7 p.m., free. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents its annual Christmas concert presented in the format of traditional carols and upbeat holiday songs by children, youth and adults. A “giving tree” at the concerts welcomes voluntary donations to Shriners Hospital for Children or Ronal McDonald House. (358-6935)

Mango Season Duo
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

N.BS
Rivals Sports Bar, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover charge. N.BS performs rock and alternative music. Validated parking is available at Ohana Waikiki Malia. (923-0600)

The Mixers Live
USCG Hideaway Club, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. A live mixture of classic rock, blues and party/dance music. (909-255-1009)

An Intimate Evening of Magic and Illusion
Brasserie Du Vin, Dec. 21 and 28, 6 p.m., $25/seat only, $75/show package. The evening starts with a sparking wine cocktail followed by a holiday-themed dinner. During dinner, magician Kaulana makes an appearance offering table-side magic for guests. Following dinner, a little after 7 p.m., ticket holders head to elven44 for a night of magic. Then, return to Du Vin for dessert and coffee. Seating is limited to 40 audience members per night for the dinner and show package, and 22 show-only seats. (duvinmagic.brownpapertickets.com, 545-1115)

Christmas Lunch
Mauna Kea Ballroom – Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, doors open at 11:30 a.m., concert begins at 12:30 p.m., $65/person. Along with a Hawaiian lunch buffet, celebrate Christmas with Jay Larrin, Hookena and Danny Couch. (hawaiiprincehotel.com/events, 952-4789)

Jingle Rock Run
Contact for meeting location, 3 p.m. registration, 4 p.m. keiki sprint, 5 p.m. 5k start, $30-$40. A benefit for Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Share holiday cheer through Kakaako, then jingle all the way to Honolulu Night Market. A keiki sprint takes place and also finishes near Honolulu Night Market. Festive attire is encourage and strollers and pets are welcome. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Hawaii. (https://raceroster.com/events/2013/1657/make-wish-hawaii-presents-jingle-rock-run-2013)

2013 Holiday Small Original Works Show
The Gallery at Ward Center, through Dec. 26, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., free. An annual holiday reception takes place Dec. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. (597-8034, gwcfineart.com)

Niihau Shell Exhibit
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. A private collection of approximately 50 stunning and pristine lei are featured in Niihau Ethos, and exhibit that examines the science behind Niihau Shells and its manufacturing history. (bishopmuseum.org)

’Twas the Night Before Christmas
Kaimuki High School Auditorium 1 and 4:30 p.m., $10. Drill Team Hawaii and The First Priority present ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Drill Team Hawaii, made up of 91 girls ages 4-18, perform a variety of holiday-themed dances. (drillteamhawaii.com)

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